GW Today Archives

Browse past GW Today articles in our archives.

Laurel Wassner on bike through countryside

The Competitor

July 22, 2010

Alumna Laurel Wassner is the first cancer survivor to become a professional triathlete.

Bill LaForge

Thou Shalt Not Bear Unprepared Testimony

July 22, 2010

Adjunct professor and attorney William LaForge’s new book lays out best practices for testifying before Congress.

male wearing George Washington University shirt stands in mountains overlooking body of water

Serving the World

July 21, 2010

Recent George Washington grads plan to spend the next two years in the Peace Corps.

Anne Rancourt

Working for America

July 21, 2010

This month, alumna Anne Rittman Rancourt begins a two-year stint as a presidential management fellow.

Anthony-Samuel LaMantia

The Promise of Neuroscience

July 21, 2010

A conversation with Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, founding director of GW’s new Institute for Neuroscience.

Vampires, Werewolves and Ogres

July 20, 2010

Current pop culture monster craze is nothing new, says GW professor Jeffrey Cohen.

graphical representation of neurons in brain

GW Establishes Institute for Neuroscience

July 19, 2010

Multidisciplinary institute will advance learning and research across the university.

A Semester in Washington

July 19, 2010

Programs in applied politics, journalism and media and Native American political leadership draw students from other universities to campus.

financial reform graphical representation of dollar bill with U.S. Capitol laid in front

Reform on Wall Street

July 16, 2010

GW Professor Scheherazade Rehman answers questions about financial reform bill.

Signing of memorandum, with Steven Knapp and Wayne Clough at table with Steven Lerman and Peg Barratt looking on

GW, Smithsonian Announce Expanded Partnership

July 16, 2010

Memorandum of understanding lays groundwork for further collaboration between GW and the institution.

three high school students studying together

A College Preview

July 15, 2010

189 high school students take summer classes through a special GW program.

Michelle Obama at podium with Jill Biden, Kathleen Sebelius and others standing behind her

First Lady Promotes Preventive Care

July 14, 2010

Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius outline new measures in announcement at GW.

Translating Care for Children

July 14, 2010

GW is part of a partnership awarded $20 million by the National Institutes of Health.

Alan Greenberg

NIH Grant to Fund AIDS Research Center

July 13, 2010

GW to lead multi-institutional effort to establish center for AIDS research in D.C.

Leonel Fernandez Reyna President of the Dominican Republic speaks at podium

A Latin American Lesson

July 13, 2010

Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernández speaks about the global economic crisis and its impact on Latin America.